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Windows 7: account lockout policy

19 May 2010   #1
gus1763

windows 7 enterprise
 
 
account lockout policy

Hi, I recently installed win 7 ent. edition and i decided to change the account lockout threshold 4 invalid attempts. Everytime i shutdown the system and rebooted my account would be lockout for no reason. now its only happens to my account. This seems to happen on both my computers on the desktop and the laptop.


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19 May 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gus1763 View Post
Hi, I recently installed win 7 ent. edition and i decided to change the account lockout threshold 4 invalid attempts. Everytime i shutdown the system and rebooted my account would be lockout for no reason. now its only happens to my account. This seems to happen on both my computers on the desktop and the laptop.
Um, reset account lockout to default.

Account Lockout - Reset Invalid Logon Counter

or

Account Lockout - Unlock a Locked Out User Account

If that doesnt help restore from a backup before the problem


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19 May 2010   #3
gus1763

windows 7 enterprise
 
 

thank you zigzag
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